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HARNESS MOUNT

Unique ID: NMS-1FA4F6

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medieval gilt copper alloy square harness mount for the suspension of a pendant, a hollow-backed four-sided pyramid with a very narrow basal flange, a central rivet hole (rivet missing) and bifurcated loop folded backwards around a spindle from which a fragment of a pendant is suspended. Slight traces of gilding remain. The form compares with that of BH-165342. See NMS-B25222 for a list of other Norfolk examples. Width 14.7mm. Length or height, excluding pendant, 23mm. Thickness or height (i.e. of pyramid) 6.8mm. 12th century.

Notes:

Found on stubble.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1100
Date to: Circa AD 1200

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 23 mm
Width: 14.7 mm
Thickness: 6.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 24th September 2018 - Wednesday 26th September 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Andrew Rogerson
Identified by: Dr Andrew Rogerson

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete
Surface Treatment: Gilded

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Gloucestershire (County)
District: Tewkesbury (District)
Parish or ward: Deerhurst (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO8828
Four figure Latitude: 51.95036084
Four figure longitude: -2.17600879
1:25K map: SO8828
1:10K map: SO82NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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